A host of media outlets are reporting the death of actor Paul Walker, who rose to fame from the “Fast & Furious” film franchise.
Walker’s Facebook page has confirmed his death.
The reports say Walker, 40, was a passenger in a vehicle driving in southern California when it crashed into a tree.
The car reportedly burst into flames, killing both Walker and the unidentified driver.
Some have taken to Twitter to post photos from the scene.
One person tweeted what they said was the last photo of Walker.
The crash apparently occurred Saturday afternoon in the town of Santa Clarita.
Celebrity gossip site TMZ also posted a photo that showed plumes of black smoke billowing from what looks like the curb of an empty street.
We will have more on the accident and Walker’s death as information becomes available.